Butte Falls

Expo to distribute PPE for Jackson Co. businesses

UPDATE 1/06/2021: from Jackson County Press Release Business Oregon and the Jackson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) have set up a depot to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) free of charge to Jackson County Businesses to help curb the current surge of …

South Obenchain Fire 96% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Dry, windy weather conditions Monday didn’t cause any flare-ups in a fire that once threatened several Jackson County communities. The South Obenchain Fire started on September 8 about five miles east of Eagle Point. A day after it …

South Obenchain Fire 35% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Crews continue to make progress fighting the South Obenchain Fire near the community of Butte Falls. The fire started on the afternoon of September 8 about 5 miles east of Eagle Point. It grew to an estimated 32,833 …

South Obenchain Fire burns over 30,000 acres

UPPER ROGUE AREA, Ore. — The South Obenchain Fire has burned just over 32,000 acres. The Oregon Department of Forestry says the fire is 20% contained. It says steep terrain is making it difficult for fire crews. ODF says the main priority …